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120 Minute IPA - Dogfish Head Brewery

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120 Minute IPA120 Minute IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,856 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,856
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 862
Gots: 1,844 | FT: 112
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Too extreme to be called beer? 120 Minute IPA is brewed to a colossal 45-degree plato, boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops!

120 IBU
ABV varies from 15-20%.

(Beer added by: frank4sail on 03-24-2003)
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JamesCzar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-20-2014 01:15:01 | More by JamesCzar
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JDM44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-19-2014 22:35:35 | More by JDM44
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Thomas0790


4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-19-2014 22:20:52 | More by Thomas0790
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JohnParadee

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 21:22:14 | More by JohnParadee
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josh32219

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-19-2014 20:54:52 | More by josh32219
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Nothing out of ordinary here for a IIPA. Orange, slight haze, but mostly transparent, with a short, tight head, almost white, which resolves to a line around the rim, with only minor lacing.

S - First came a hint of banana, but after that, the alcohol is front and center, with a strong pine element, and a slight hint of lemon.

T - There is a mild boozy note throughout, but primarily the hop resin is paired with a sugary malt backbone. The flavors are big, but the close is not ferocious, and the bitterness is contained.

M - No way I'd guess this is 18% ABV, but it does feel much more thick and oily than a standard super-hopped IIPA. Big carbonation on the tongue, I could literally feel the bubbles pop as I took my first drink. Which may explain how this beer can have that oily feel without blanketing the tongue after a couple sips.

O - Unique, and no doubt extreme. Very well built, the malts and sugars keep the hops from exploding in a bitter supernova, meaning you get a chance to actually taste the layers of malt and hop and appreciate the elements. I cannot say, with all the IIPAs in the world, that this is the one I'll reach for first, but I can respect the craft and effort without necessarily thinking this is my go-to brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 19:00:42 | More by Tsar_Riga
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Sellen

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 17:44:35 | More by Sellen
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fostachild

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2%

07-19-2014 16:58:16 | More by fostachild
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cshinpaugh

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-19-2014 04:34:35 | More by cshinpaugh
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RobertH50

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-18-2014 23:23:58 | More by RobertH50
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JesseLara

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-18-2014 21:59:03 | More by JesseLara
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myhopsdontlie

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-18-2014 18:40:10 | More by myhopsdontlie
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HopGrazer

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

07-18-2014 13:44:04 | More by HopGrazer
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cvalleskey

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-18-2014 03:22:31 | More by cvalleskey
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atpca

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-18-2014 03:03:55 | More by atpca
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DTSweet


3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

07-18-2014 02:08:58 | More by DTSweet
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Talk2Bill

Texas

4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This beer has intense layers of flavors from sweet to citrus to malty bitterness. After a few sips the bitterness of the hops gives way to the more complex flavors. At 15% ABV it packs a punch: It hangs pretty heavy in the mouth and has more alcohol burn that I expected. It is something even an experienced beer drinker may want to work up to. And this is not to be taken lightly.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 01:28:22 | More by Talk2Bill
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Adambrew167


4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-17-2014 23:12:38 | More by Adambrew167
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Guzzle_McBrew

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -26.5%

07-17-2014 18:44:37 | More by Guzzle_McBrew
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 15:31:36 | More by AnthonyD12
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jyacco15

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 14:51:00 | More by jyacco15
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-17-2014 11:59:56 | More by MattSharpless
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-17-2014 02:39:12 | More by DrMindbender
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noperative

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

07-17-2014 00:07:00 | More by noperative
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-16-2014 23:40:46 | More by SlothB77
120 Minute IPA from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 5,856 ratings.